Updated: Jun 6
From advice to interviews, check out these podcasts run by agents, editors, and authors. Most are created by BIPOC with select non-pocs. They do us a service by pulling back the veil on publishing, so make sure you check out their sites and Patreons and see how you can donate and or support. A lot of these literary podcasts offer free and paid content and can be found on multiple audio platforms.
In numerical then alphabetical order...
88 Cups of Tea
Founder & Creative Director is Yin Chang. "We are an online platform and podcast for creative writers looking for guidance in their storytelling journey and connection to a community, fostering year-round conversations around the personal and professional life of a writer. We explore and unpack conversations that touch on topics like overcoming rejections and challenges, querying tips and crafting advice, lifestyle habits that support the heart and the soul, what it means to be Human while navigating a creative path, and more. We pride ourselves in nurturing a supportive environment that aims to encourage, inspire, and entertain."
Better Than Brunch Podcast
(Same creators of Fat Like Me Podcast)
Your favorite Sunday morning video Podcast featuring authors Taj McCoy, Charish Reid, Denise Williams, and Cassandra N. They discuss current events, 90's pop bands, the grizzled Joe Topchart, the ups and downs of writing, revisions, and, drafting, the best brunch drinks, fast food wishes, plotting, friendship, the need for tacos, and more in this introduction to their new video podcast Better Than Brunch!
Hosted by Ryan Douglass, Blacklight Pod a podcast discussing Black LGBTQIAP+ representation in literature and beyond. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/blacklight6/support
Dhonielle Clayton is the New York Time bestselling author of The Belles, and coauthor of the Tiny Pretty Things series. Zoraida Córdova is the author of many fantasy novels including Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: A Crash of Fate, and the Brooklyn Brujas series. Together they hosted Deadline City which covers all things writing and deadlining.
Dreaming in the Dark
Dreaming in the Dark is a podcast created by Black fantasy scholars Bezi Yohannes and Ravynn K. Stringfield that brings the stories we wished we had as children to the forefront. Named after Toni Morrison’s Playing in the Dark, our podcast celebrates the creations that center those usually written in the margins of the fantastic.
Fat Like Me Podcast
Releases: Every Other Friday
A podcast celebrating body diversity! It’s hosted by authors Cassandra N & Taj McCoy.
"A fiction podcast where Toronto is Canada's scariest city — but not for the usual reasons.
Hi Nay, literally translated to “Hi Mom”, is a supernatural horror fiction podcast about a Filipina immigrant Mari Datuin, whose babaylan (shaman) family background accidentally gets her involved in stopping dangerous supernatural events in Toronto.
Written, directed, produced, and created by Motzie Dapul and co-produced and co-created by Reg Geli. Episodes released every other week on Saturdays, 9 PM, PHT or 8 AM, EST."